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About Kemin Pet Food and Rendering – US, North America

Why Kemin Nutrisurance?

To create a high-caliber pet food brand, not only do you need quality ingredients, but you need a supplier that understands all phases of the pet food and rendering manufacturing processes. For decades, Kemin has partnered with many of the world’s leading pet food manufacturers and renderers and to develop innovative solutions to maintain freshness, manage microbial risk, deliver palatability and nutrition.

Guaranteed Quality and Supply

As part of our commitment to continuous improvement, Kemin Nutrisurance has established quality-control protocols for all analyses and processes. We conduct strict internal audits of our facilities and systems to ensure we’re maintaining FSSC and ISO certifications, as well as adhering to good manufacturing practices. Our dedicated planning team leverages our global supply chain to ensure our customers receive a consistent, high-quality, and on-time supply of Kemin Nutrisurance products.

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Cross-functional Support

Our cross-functional teams at Kemin Nutrisurance provide ongoing customer support through research, market insights, and time-sensitive customer order support. Our industry-leading throughput and turnaround times, as well as our validated equipment and methods, allow us to meet and exceed your overall business goals.

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Sustainable Sourcing

As one of the most vertically integrated suppliers of botanical ingredients, Kemin Nutrisurance goes above and beyond by using sustainable crops to produce ingredients for our natural antioxidant products. Our rosemary and spearmint crops are Certified Sustainably Grown, a certification by SCS Global that recognizes leadership in environmental stewardship, social responsibility, and economic stability. Build confidence with your customers by incorporating the sustainable ingredients that Kemin Nutrisurance produces without harming the natural ecosystems where they are grown.

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Specialized Teams

Kemin Technical Services

Our dedicated technical services staff leverages extensive petfood industry experience and problem-solving skills to troubleshoot customer issues and provide recommended product usage and inclusion rates, petfood manufacturing support, and market information. As part of the ongoing support you receive from the technical services staff, you will receive key information regarding:

  • Market trends and the availability of raw materials and ingredients
  • Updates on the efficacy of new ingredients on stability and palatability
  • Shelf-life and flavor expectations
  • Inclusion rates and petfood manufacturing processes
  • Product recommendations and research collaboration
  • Protocol development and trial coordination
  • Process scale-up testing

Kemin Customer Laboratory Services (CLS)

Receive dedicated analytical support throughout all phases of the pet food and rendering manufacturing process. By partnering with customers to analyze the integrity of their supply chains, we can understand the influences that various petfood ingredients have on the stability and palatability of your final product, keeping it safe, fresh, and nutritious. Our industry-leading throughput and turnaround times and our validated equipment and methods allow us to meet and exceed your overall business goals. CLS provides the laboratory support services you need to meet your end-product specifications.

The CLS team provides value throughout all phases of the pet food manufacturing process:

  • Vendor validation and raw material quality assessment
  • Application rate and equipment calibration verification
  • Ingredient and product troubleshooting
  • New ingredient and product development assistance
  • Analytical support, applied research, and quality control support
  • Advanced method development

Kemin Application Solutions (KAS)

Whether it’s an antioxidant or a palatant, the effective use of an ingredient depends on its proper application and distribution. Kemin understands that every facility is different, so we are committed to providing customized equipment, training, and education to ensure our industry-leading solutions for stability, food safety and palatability help you meet your performance goals.

Kemin Petfood and Rendering Technologies' team of highly qualified engineers and technical experts consult with customers to design petfood product application systems and carefully monitor system fabrication, installation, and maintenance. We utilize our pet food product and application expertise to provide training and education, ensuring your performance goals are met.

  • Complete a comprehensive site survey
  • Assist in equipment selection and calibration
  • Design, install and maintain systems
  • Advise on product application rates, locations, and process development
  • Respond quickly to troubleshoot and address any issues

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